Ayurveda

Various ayurvedic treatments we offer

Body Immunization and Longevity Treatment (Kayakalpa Chikitsa)

This treatment is aimed to retard the ageing process, arrest the deterioration of body cells and improve immunization of the human body. It Includes intake of Rasayanas (oral intake of special Ayurvedic preparations and diet) and complete body care programs. This treatment is most effective for men and women who are under the age of 50.

Rejuvenation through Ayurveda

Human body gets accumulated with a lot of toxins due to our day to day life. We have to rejuvenate or revitalize it . Ayurveda provides a way for it by cleansing the body in a natural way. Massaging is a unique therapy in the science of Ayurveda. It tones up the skin and rejuvenates and strengthens all the tissues so as to achieve ideal health and longevity. It also increases a healthy person's mental capabilities by increasing 'Ojas' (primary vitality) and improving 'Sattva' (mental clarity). This results in improved resistance of the body. This treatment include head and face massage with medicated oils and creams, body massage with herbal oil or powder using hand and foot, medicines for internal rejuvenation and medicated steam bath. Herbal baths are also used in this therapy.

Beauty Care

Herbal face pack, herbal oil massage and intake of herbal tea improves the complexion and beauty of the body.

Vamana

Vamana is a medicated therapy which removes Kapha toxins collected in the body and the respiratory tract. This is useful for people with high Kapha imbalance. Daily treatment involves loosening and mobilizing the toxins in an effort to finally eliminate them.
Benefits of Vamana: Relief from bronchial asthma, chronic allergies, hay fever, Vitiligo, Psoriasis, Hyperacidity, Chronic indigestion nasal congestion, edema, obesity, psychological disorders, skin disorders.

Vasti (Colonic Irrigation)

Vasti (Enema) cleanses the accumulated toxins from all the 3 doshas, Vata, Pitta and Kapha, through the colon. Medicated oil or ghee and a herbal decoction are given as enema to clean the colon and increase the muscle tone. This procedure is usually applied for 8 to 30 days, based on the medical condition of a person.

Raktamokshana

Raktamokshana is a procedure to cleanse the blood and is advised only in very rare conditions. It is not advisable during general Panchakarma. Most Ayurveda Centers do not offer Raktamoksha due to the high risk of infection involved in blood cleansing.

Sirovasti

Treatment For Dryness Of Nostrils, Mouth And Throat, Severe Headaches, Facial Paralysis And Burning Sensation In The Head: Lukewarm herbal oils are poured into a leather cap fitted on the head for specific durations as per physician's recommendation.

Dhara

A continuous stream of Herbal oils, Medicated Milk or Buttermilk and decoctions are poured on the forehead/whole body in a special manner, while the patient lies supine on a Wooden bed with the neck and head placed in a comfortable position.

Takra Dhara

For those suffering from memory loss, severe headache or insanity this treatment is really helpful.

Sarvanga Dhara

In this treatment Dhara is applied to whole body from head to the leg fingers.

Tharpanam

Treatment For Preventing Cataract And Strengthening Vision: A treatment for the eyes effective in preventing cararact and strengthening the optic nerve.

Mental and Physical Well Being (Meditation and Yoga)

Mental and physical exercises meant to isolate the ego from the body and mind - designed to hone your concentration, improve health and help attain peace of mind through eight stages of training : 1. Disciplined behaviour (yama) 2. Self purification (niyama) 3. Bodily postures such as the lotus position (asana) 4. Control of breathing (pranayama) 5. Control of the senses (pratyahara) 6. Fixing of the mind on a chosen object (dharana) 7. Meditation (dhyana) and 8. Samadhi - a state of being where you experience absolute tranquility and well being.

Panchakarma (Overall Fitness Treatment)

Panchakarma is a five fold treatment for mental and physical well being. This tunes the body including mind, breath and nerves and purifies the blood. During the process the entire human body gets cleaned as described in Ayurvedic Science. It includes "five therapies", to eliminate toxins from the body. They are Vamana, Virechana, Nasya, Vasti and Raktamosksha. This series of five therapies remove deep rooted stress and illness causing the body.

Body Sudation (Sweda Karma)

Medicated steam baths eliminate impurities from the body, improve the tone and complexion of the skin, reduce fat and are recommended for certain rheumatic diseases, particularly for pain. Precious herbs and herbal leaves are boiled and the steam is passed over the entire body for 10 to 20 minutes daily. Hand massage with herbal oils or herbal powder improves blood circulation and tones up the muscles.

Body Slimming

It is a very special treatment of ayurveda to eliminate the excess fat (medhes) from the body. cholestrol level of the body can be reduced through this treatment. Medicated herbal powder, medicated herbal oil massages and an Ayurvedic diet of herbal juices are part of the program.

Virechana (Purgation)

Virechana is medicated purgation therapy, which removes excessive fat and toxins from the body that are accumulated in the liver and gallbladder. It completely cleanses the gastro-intestinal tract. Like other therapies this is also a safe procedure without side effects. This therapy helps in rooting out Chronic fever, Diabetes, Asthma, Skin disorders such as Herpes, Paraplegia, Hemiplegia Joint disorders, Digestive disorders and constipation, Hyperacidity, Vitiligo, Psoriasis, Headaches, Elephantiasis and Gynecological disorders.

Nasyam (Treatment For Nasal Ailments)

Nasyam involves administration of medicated oil through the nose to cleanse accumulated Kapha toxins from the head and the neck. Based on the medical condition of the concerned person, it can be given up to 30 days. Nasya benefits include cure of Trigeminal Neuralgia, Bel's Palsy, Insomnia, Elimination of excess Mucus Hyper pigmentation in the face, Improves memory power & eye sight , prevents pre-mature graying of hair, clarity to voice, relief from headaches of various origin, Hemiplegia, Loss of smell and taste, Frozen shoulder, Migraine, Stiffness of the neck, Nasal Allergies Nasal Polyp, Neurological dysfunctions, Paraplegia, Sinusitis.

Panchakarma Diet

Panchakarma is ineffective if special detoxification diet is not given along with the treatments. Every individual undergoing Panchakarma receives special diet which is monitored every day by the doctor

Pizhichil

This unique method of treatment originated and practiced in Kerala, is a special massage Treatment for Spondilosis, Rheumatic Diseases Like Arthritis, Paralysis, Hemiplegia, Nervous Disorders: warm herbal oil is applied with fresh linen all over the body by trained masseurs in a rhythmic manner for a period of 1 to 2 hours (according to the doctor's directions) daily for 7 to 21 days.

Snehapanam

Treatment To Alleviate Osteoarthritis, Leukaemia Etc. Medicated ghee is given internally in a gradually increased quantity for specific periods.

Karnapooranam

Treatment For Ear Ailments: Medicated oils are applied to the ear for 5 to 10 minutes daily to clean as well as treat specific ailments.

Njavarakizhi

This is a treatment for muscles, all types of Rheumatism, injuries due to excessive participation in sports, pain in The joints, emaciation of the body and certain kinds of skin diseases. After the application of medicated oil, the entire body is made to perspire by the external application of medicated 'Njavara' rice packs, in the form of boluses tied in muslin bags.

Elakizhi

Treatment For Revitalising The Skin Tone ('Patraswedam'): The entire body is massaged with herbal poultices prepared with various herbs and powder dipped in warm medicated oils and increases perspiration, which in turn helps circulation.